Understanding and Responding to Dissociation Quiz

To receive credit for completing this online continuing education seminar worth 1.5 credits, you will need to correctly answer 7 of 10 questions.

1. The main difference between Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID) and other diagnostic categories of dissociation is the presence of alternate identities.

2. In treatment with a dissociative person who has other life-controlling disorders (disordered eating, self-harm, etc.), it is best to do trauma memory work first.

3. According to this presentation, the most harmful aspect of dissociation is that:

4. According to this lecture and recent studies, children are more likely to recover from interpersonal trauma than adults.

5. It is harmful to ask a dissociative client to try to stop dissociating before he/she has other coping mechanisms in place.

6. According to the speaker, the most important characteristic of the therapeutic alliance with a person suffering from dissociation is:

7. The speaker discussed how to help a dissociative person begin to recognize the unique pattern of his/her dissociation experience. She stated that the first piece of the pattern to pinpoint is:

8. Symptoms of DID are developed and increased most in the presence of:

9. According to the speaker, the primary goal of treatment for an individual with DID is an integrated mind.

10. The speaker advised that if a client dissociates in session, a clinician should: